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The Changes I'm Going Through

My life is about to change. This is always the case though, right? Change is always lurking over the horizon? From day-to-day, minute-to-minute…

What’s happening with me these days: 398 more words


Are You Caught in the Sandwich Generation?

SOURCE: iMom/Dana Hall McCain

The American population is aging, and this means a rise in the number of adults caught in what researchers call the sandwich generation—those who are caring for aging parents while still caring for their own children. 641 more words

Healthy Living

What does your day look like?

My life has circled around on me, now my days look like they did when my children were young… minus the playtime.  Our day starts early as my mother-in-law has breakfast between 6:30 -7:00 a.m., followed by applying a pain patch for her back and giving her a nebulizer treatment.   237 more words


Celebrating 88!

Since we all moved into our shared home , my husband and I have tried to make our parents’ birthdays an event- or as much of one as they enjoy.   223 more words


I'm So Frustrated!

My mother-in-law’s has had the same GP for well over a dozen years.  She has seen Sue through many of her medical issues including several hospital stays and a broken back.   435 more words


~ crickets… crickets… ~

I spent 20 minutes on the phone yesterday talking with dad about sex. To be clear, it wasn’t a generic chat about characters in a movie or flirting or attraction, it was, quite frankly, DAD very specifically telling ME how infatuated he’d become with a woman he’d just met, and how much he wanted to “fuck her.” 365 more words

Caring For Aging Parents

Forgetting to Breathe

The Aftermath

The dreams have begun. Mainly anxiety nightmares. Like the one where the memorial service is happening for my mother and I am not ready. 658 more words

Being A Daughter